How To Babysit Grandpa...a "How To" Book Companion!

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd, Homeschool
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Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish have done it again.

This "how to" story will bring a smile to all as they listen.

You love having Grandma babysit but how would YOU babysit Grandpa?

I love the opportunities this story provides for text to self and text to world.

This packet contains:

Selfie with Grandpa

Graphic Organizer

How to Babysit Grandpa

List of things to do


Story Elements

Cause and Effect

Favorite thing to do with Grandpa

Sensory page

Favorite parts of having a babysitter


Class Cover

Three leveled final write pages

Word Work...

ABC Order

Word Search

Parts of Speech

Making words with Babysit


Addition to 12

Subtraction to 10

(games for partners and centers)

How to Catch Santa!

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How to Babysit Grandpa!

How to Babysit Grandma!

How to Raise Mom!

How to Surprise Dad!

How to Get Your Teacher Ready!


September 3rd Labor Day

September 9th Grandparents' Day (Grandpa)

September 9th Grandparents' Day (Grandma)

September 9th Teddy Bear Day

September 13th Uncle Sam Day

(In 2004 schools receiving Federal Funding must provide information about our Constitution)

September 17th Constitution Day

September 26th Johnny Appleseed Day

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Total Pages
30 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.


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